All posts tagged Frank Lowy

If I were a rich man …

FIVE out of the top 10 wealthiest people in Australia are Jewish, according to this year’s Financial Review Rich List.

‘I feel very much at home in the Jewish community’

FORMER PM Malcolm Turnbull has paid tribute to the Jewish community for its support as he reflected on his 15 years in Parliament in an interview with The AJN.

Troubling Times

NEW South Wales Opposition Leader Luke Foley has disassociated himself from articles in the Australian Muslim Times (AMUST) that veer into anti-Semitic territory after an advertisement he placed wishing the Muslim community Eid Mubarak appeared in the same edition.

Triguboff’s 85th birthday

JEWISH businessman and philanthropist Harry Triguboff was the honoured guest and 85-year-old "birthday boy" at Yeshiva's gala dinner, attended by 850 people at Sydney's International Convention Centre on February 27.

Back to its roots

ACCORDING to The AJN's forerunner The Hebrew Standard, on February 14, 1943, when Sir Samuel Cohen officially opened North Bondi Hebrew School and Kindergarten – a modest one-classroom cottage purchased by Abraham Rabinovitch, with just a handful of children enrolled – he said he hoped it "would be such a success that it would be a forerunner of many more such education aids to the progress of the ideals of Jewry".

Six inducted into Hall of Fame

Olympian Emeric Santo, Wallabies five-eighth Rupert Rosenblum, former FFA board members Phil Wolanski and Brian Schwartz, Maccabi Australia past-president Phil Filler and karate world champion Danny Hakim will be inducted into the Maccabi NSW Hall of Fame later this year.

Harry’s number one

The three richest people in Australia have a combined wealth of more than $29 billion ... and they’re all Jewish.

Baird: ‘Nothing can prepare you for Yad Vashem’

JERUSALEM – When Kerryn Baird started crying at Yad Vashem on Tuesday, she just couldn’t stop.

Tributes to Sam Moss

THE Sydney community is mourning Sam Moss, a major communal donor, respected businessman and Auschwitz survivor, who died at the age of 90 last week after a short battle with cancer.

‘Watershed moment’ for Hakoah

THE dream of a Jewish sporting and community centre is almost a reality after a development application (DA) was approved for Hakoah’s White City property this week.